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News From the SEB
30 September 2015

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Early exposure to cat urine makes mice less likely to escape from cats
30 September 2015

Mice that are exposed to the powerful smell of cat urine early in life do not escape from cats later in life. Researchers at the A. N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russia, have discovered that mice that smell cat urine early in life, do not avoid the same odour, and therefore do not escape from their feline predators, later in life.

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Practice makes perfect
12 July 2015

Being able to dive is what matters most for seal pups, but how do they learn to do it? Grey seal pups that can play in pools may have better diving skills once they make the move to the sea, and this could increase their chance of survival. Researchers at Plymouth University have found that spending time in pools of water helps seal pups hold their breath for longer.

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SEB - positively charged!
09 July 2015

SEB is relaunching EPA, not only with the more dynamic name “SEB+”, but also to integrate its activities within and across the SEB sections. Meanwhile, the scope of the new SEB+ Section is being broadened to encompass four key areas: Teaching and Learning, Science Communication, Career Development and Equality and Diversity.